Friday, March 18, 2016

THERE IS EVIDENCE THAT HURRICANE FREQUENCY AND SEVERITY DIMINISHES WITH COLD WINTERS





Hurricane frequency dropped during 17th century ‘Little Ice Age’

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Lord Ashburton
SAVAGE STORMS  The history of Spanish ships wrecked by Atlantic hurricanes suggests that hurricane activity stagnated between 1645 and 1715, a time when the sun dimmed. Hurricane-wrecked ships, such as the British Lord Ashburton (illustrated) sunk in 1857, litter the Atlantic Ocean seafloor.


"Using records of ships wrecked by Atlantic hurricanes dating as far back as the days of Christopher Columbus, researchers have extended the hurricane record by hundreds of years. The work reveals that hurricane frequency plummeted 75 percent between 1645 and 1715, a time called the Maunder Minimum when the sun dimmed to its lowest recorded brightness." READ THE FULL STORY IN SCIENCE NEWS 

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/hurricane-frequency-dropped-during-17th-century-%E2%80%98little-ice-age%E2%80%99









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